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Solo Shows, Group Exhibitions and Curatorial work


















Solo Shows

2023        The Most Recent Forever, A touring survey show, Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, 

                  Cork, Ireland

2022         The Most Recent Forever, A touring survey show, Highlanes Municipal Gallery,

                  Drogheda, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland

2021         A mobile living thing, DLR Lexicon Municipal Gallery, Dublin, Ireland                 

2018         To something that went before (C.S.deK), Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2016          X (IR), nag Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2014          Of the Survival of Images (and Objects), nag Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2011          Broken Images or When does Posterity Begin?, Ashford Gallery,
                   Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

2007          Some Time Now 1 -3, The LAB, Dublin, Ireland, Mermaid Arts Centre,
                   Wicklow, Ireland, Solstice Arts Centre,Navan, Ireland

2005          Web, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
                   Encoded, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland
                   Encoded, West Cork Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland, Winner of the Sound and Vision Award,
                   Contemporary Music Centre of Ireland and the Context Galleries

2004          Encoded, Context Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland

2000          Morse, Proposition Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

1998          Still, Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick, Ireland

Group Shows

2023.           Invited artist 193rd RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (forthcoming)

2022           Drawing Room, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

2021            Second Summer, The Dock, Leitrim, Ireland

                     Treee, Online exhibition, Commonage Projects, London, England

                     National Collection of Contemporary Drawing 30 Years, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland

2019            Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition (Invited Artist), RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

                   Drawing Out, Damer House Gallery, Tipperary, Ireland

2018             After an Act, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland 

                     Concerning the Other, Queen Street Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland

                     Akroma, National Museum Arsenals Riga, Latvia

2017            Inspiration and Rivalry: After Vermeer, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland                                                 

The Space Between, Selection from The OPW and Northern Ireland Collection, Oriel Gallery Clotworthy House, Antrim, The Pearse Museum, Dublin, Parliament Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Vue Art Fair, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland

2016            Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition (Invited Artist), RHA Gallery, Dublin

Open Studio: A Conversation on Drawing, RHA Studios, Dublin, Ireland

Conversations at the Casino, Casino Marino, Dublin, Ireland                 

                    Portraits of a Nation, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2015            Drawings: National Collection of Contemporary Drawing, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland.
                    Paper Table Wall and After, Gallery North, Newcastle, England
                    Finders and Keepers: An exhibition of artworks from the State Art Collection, Municipal Gallery,                 
                    DLR Lexicon, Dublin, Ireland 
                    Construct, Luan Gallery, Westmeath, Ireland

2014            Pull Bite Rally,  National College of Art and Design Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
                    Derwent Art Prize, Mall Gallery, London, England
                    Palimpsest II, The Pearse Museum, Dublin, Ireland
2013            Motion Capture: Drawing and the Moving Image, Region Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
                    The Palimpsest Project, Tbilisi History Museum, Georgia.
                    Re/TURN, Studio show, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland
                    nag offsite, Private House, WickIow, Ireland.

2012             Motion Capture: Drawing and the Moving Image, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
                     Projet Gutenberg, Galerie Jeanroch Dard, Paris, France
                     Launch, nag Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2011             The 43 Uses of Drawing, Rugby Art Museum, England
                     Pencil to the Plough, Cross Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
                     Fine Lines: a selection from the National Collection of Contemporary Drawing,
                     Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
                     Essomenia, The Tea Rooms, Dublin, Ireland
                     Outside the Lines Contemporary Drawing Practices, The Town Hall Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland
                     New Directions in Drawing symposium and exhibition, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada

2010            Touchstone, Salisbury Art Museum, Salisbury, England
                    Ventral Surface, Oliver Holt Gallery, Dorset, England

2009/10       Into Irish Drawing, Limerick City Gallery Of Art, Ireland, Civic Arts Centre in Hengelo, Holland,                                  
                     Irish Cultural Institute Paris , France and Millennium Arts Centre Northern Ireland

2008             Other Mens Flowers, Dublin City Gallery: The Hugh Lane, Ireland
                     Drawing Stonehenge, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England
                     Ábhar agus Meon, University College Dublin, Ireland
                     Without the Walls, University of Northampton Gallery, England
                     Recent Acquistions, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland
                     Fokatronica, The Sugar Club, Dublin, Ireland    

2007             (C)Artography,Map Making as Artform, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland
                     Flatfiling, ArtNews Projects, Berlin, Germany
                     Still Moving, Siamsa Tire, Kerry Film Festival, Kerry, Ireland

2006              The Square Root of Drawing, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, Ireland
                     Flatfiles Drawings, Pierogi Gallery, New York, USA
                     Seconds: The Imperfect Artwork, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland
2005             All Yesterdays Parties, Multimedia event, Whelans, Dublin, Ireland

2004             Drawing the Line, Orleans House Gallery, London, England
                     COE 04, Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Mayo, Ireland

2003             Perspective 03, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
                    Haunted, Civil Arts Inquiry, City Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland
                    Recontres Internationales, Podweil Contemporary Art Centre, Berlin, Germany
                    On Main Street, Laois Arts Festival, Laois, Ireland


2017             Surveyor: Solstice Visual Arts Award, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Meath, Ireland

2016             Some thing as a line, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland

2011             Imaging Madness, Mieke Bal, Broadcast Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2009             Lost and Found, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Ireland

2007             Milestones, (with Andrew Folan) Black Church Print Studio, OPW Gallery, Dublin, Ireland


2007             Pleasures and Days (with Sheena Barrett), Group Show, The LAB, Dublin, Ireland

Short film of my national touring solo show, The Most Recent Forever, Highlanes Municipal Gallery, Louth, Ireland, 2022. Videography: Ros Kavanagh
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